A short machinima film, set in England in the 1700's, based on the poem 'The Highwayman' set to music of the same title by Loreena McKennitt, filmed with The Sims 2. -- submitted by Britannica Dreams Productions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Sims 2, Electronic Arts, Britannica Dreams Productions, The Sims 2, McKennitt, Loreena, machinima
Lonely mechanical puppet recite beautiful Edgar Alan Poe poem "A Dream Within A Dream". Again. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Jantol, Tom, Half-Life 2, Valve Software, Puppets, Poe, Edgar Allan
The "Last SAM Movie" is immortalized in this catalog as a benchmark of internet gangster machinima. Also Known As: San Andreas Mafia - Last SAM Movie [Part 1/4] Directed by: DexeN Voicework by: beatstar / BarackObeezy / imavoidingmyblock Original Movie Used Courtesy of DexeN Productions ____ I first caught light of the original "SAM Movie 3" just when I was brainstorming the trailer for What's My Name. As you can see, I used some content from their trailer. To be honest... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Grand Theft Auto, San Andreas, Mafia, Beatstar Productions, McGee, J. F., Dexen, machinima,...
From the middle of a warzone, an innocent man uses the internet to tell his story... A dramatic machimina movie using The Sims 2. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Nguyen, Thuyen, The Sims 2, Electronic Arts
All men of the world can find common ground in these simple rules of “evacuation” etiquette. A Zarathustra Studios Production. More information available at: http://z-studios.com/films/2006/09/13/mre/ A machinima film made with The Sims 2, Sim City 4, MOHO, and other tools. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 12 reviews ) Topics: The Sims 2, SimCity 4, Overman, Zarathustra Studios, Rice, Phil, Electronic Arts, Maxis
"Better Life" was shot entirely in Second Life, with the story, animation, props, and camera work all by Rob Wright, known in the Second Life community as Robbie Dingo. The soundtrack is by the British band "Angry Man." It tells the story of a paraplegic dreaming of a different life through the haze of work at the keyboard and screen; an appropriate mix of images and themes for a film made in a virtual world called "Second Life." A lower-quality (smaller filesize),... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Wright, Rob, Robbie Dingo
"Winner of an Award of Excellence at Los Angeles Movie Awards 2011. Time Travelers is an animated adventure series about the future. Three teens discover a time machine, travel into the future in a desperate race to protect their world from the destructive forces of the Pattern. Along the way they run into themselves and meet a friendly virtual avatar who guides them in their journey to save the future. The series showcases future careers in science such as geoengineering for alternative... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, PookyMedia Films, Pooky Amsterdam, Borrer, Rebecca, Boyd, Russell, Cerdan,...
Winner of 'Best Technical Achievement' at the Machinima Film Festival 2003, Fountainhead's lyrical short film chronicles the life of a flower in a gothic fairytale. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Fountainhead Entertainment: Kang, Katherine Anna, Quake III: Arena, Machinimation, id Software,...
"I started playing around with the game The Movies when I got back, and ended up making a music video of a song that Paul Jannicola wrote. As you may recall, Paul is the puppeteer and voice for Mal the Missile and Cook Carl. The song and the video are called "Loving You (and Drinking Beer)" about a poor guy pining for a girl who really wants nothing to do with him. And I mean, she really wants nothing to do with him. Enjoy." -- Frank Dellario, Ill Clan ("Ill Bixby") favoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Ill Clan, The Movies, Lionhead Studios
Strange Company creates a compelling visualization of Percy Bysshe Shelley's poem. This was one of the first uses of a software toolkit (the Lithtech Film Producer) devoted exclusively to recreational machinima-making. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Lithtech Film Producer, strange company: ozymandias, hancock, hugh
Oct 18, 2012byKlampert, Blake (aka Exanubisleader)
An example of "serious machinima," in this case a student project using machinima to present information about the Holocaust. Directed, produced, written, narrated and edited by ExAnubisLeader (Blake Klampert). "This was a project I did for an english class. I received an A. A main reason I did this was to show that not all class projects have to be boring and we don't always have to use a poster board." -- ExAnubisLeader (Blake Klampert), via YouTube's machinima.com... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Halo, Bungie Studioes, Microsoft, ExAnubisLeader, Holocaust, Klampert, Blake
The Rangers' "Diary of a Camper" (1996) is considered the first complete work of machinima (then known as Quake movies). Here is a snippet from my (HEL) "High-Performance Play: The Making of Machinima," which covers the early history of this medium: "Arguably the most famous clan of all, the Rangers’ top-notch players contributed visibly to the technical community that grew around the game. They had participated in the first pre-release test of the Quake engine... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Quake, id Software, Rangers (Clan), United Rangers Films
This is the 1st movie I've ever made. I made it for, and dedicated it to my father. "A tribute to World War II and those who fought in it." He served in World War 2, was captured by the Germans and later a POW. He was taken to Nazi Germany, put to work and treated like a slave like so many others during the war. Make sure to read the readme file before viewing. It has some highly suggested viewing tips! favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
"Silver Bells and Golden Spurs is the screen adaptation of an anonymous cowboy poem by the same name, and tells the story of a showdown between two bad guys during the days of the Wild West. A gunslinger enters a bustling mining town looking for a local bad guy and killer, and finds him drawn up to the bar in a local saloon. After singling him out, the two men exchange threats and make bets on who's the quicker draw. Both men draw and fire, but for the outcome, you must watch the movie!... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Second Life, Linden Lab, Bedazzle Studios, Call, Eric
"The citadel is falling, the rebels are taking over, in the midst of chaos and certain death, one man is called upon to save his comrades, Should that man fail, the fate of the citadel rests in the hands of... The Maintenance Man. Maintenance Man came second in the BitFilm awards, it was also featured in PCGamer." - Lit Fuse website favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Lit Fuse Films, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Garry's Mod, Valve Software, Scott, Zacharian, Fjosne,...
This is the second dance movie by JuniorX made in the World of Warcraft MMORPG, beta version. As with most movies made in massively-multiplayer games, the character actions are limited to emotes and moves built into the game. In this case, JuniorX relies on Orc dance and fighting moves, set to the tune of MC Hammer's "Can't Touch This." favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: JuniorX, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
The story of two soldiers defending a quiet, tiny island airport in the South Pacific. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Pappy Boyington: Blabberfield 1999, Part 1, Battlefield 1942: Desert Combat mod
Life is good, but life is short."Mike Beery graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison in the 80s with a degree in Fine Art. He turned to the world of advertising to make a living as an Art Director. In 1996 he began working with real-time 3D animation in his spare time, and his short films saw a great deal of success at the inaugural Machinima Film Festival Awards in 2002." - Notes from Bitfilm festival . favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Beery, Mike: Stomp, Quake II, id Software
The sound effects continue, driving Church crazy. Now Tucker and Caboose have to find a way to shut them off. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth: microsoft, bungie, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 24 - sweet ride
"Potentior" was written and directed by Nicholas Werner, a Stanford student in film & media studies. He is also part of the How They Got Game group at the Stanford Humanities Laboratory. This ambitious movie traces the events of the final major battle in the Gallic Wars, the epic struggle between Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix focused on the siege of the fortified town of Alesia. At over 40 minutes in length, the movie can afford to dwell on many details and stratetic aspects of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Rome: Total War, Creative Assembly, Werner, Nicholas
Simmons and Grif wax curious about their purpose in Blood Gulch under the watchful eyes of Tucker and Church favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: rooster teeth, microsoft, bungie, halo: red vs. blue, red vs. blue: episode 01 - why are we here?
"The third installment in both the melon man, and thundermelon series." - from the Lit Fuse Films website, http://litfusefilms.com/movies/melon3/. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lit Fuse Films, Half-Life 2, Valve Software, Scott, Zachariah, FjÃ¸sne, Lars Erik, Stoneman,...
"When there's no more room in hell, the melon shall roam the earth.- As the relentless overwatch forcibly enslaves mankind, they are yet unaware that they too are being spyed upon. For far too long the fruit empire has felt the sting of spoons and forks. In this music video, the terrifying might of the combine finally meets it's match." - from the Lit Fuse website, http://litfusefilms.com/movies/thundermelon2/ favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Lit Fuse Films, Half-Life 2, Valve Software, Scott, Zachariah, Hundley, Ben, Extrememusic.com,...
In a country far, far away, people are ruled by a cruel dictator calling himself 'the president'. His most powerful weapon: The tournament, an ancient-rome like gladiator game, where brave men and women fight to the death, this time in an all virtual arena. People love the tournament, as it is the only distraction they get. A small underground group however, tries to use the tournament to assasinate the president himself. Many attempts have failed since, and many brave men and women have died... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews )
Lara Croft is away, but her couch-potato brother Larry has taken her place - and her clothing... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: strange company, tum raider, lara croft tomb raider
"Not Just Another Love Story" is not just another World of Warcraft movie! It does continue Tristan Pope's distinctive series of sly movies set in the massively multiplayer World of Warcraft. -- HEL "I want to give you a full description of this movie, but that would ruin the surprise ... I'll give you a hint: I only executed what the pixels in WOW suggest .. And it has something to do with something that was removed in patch 1.3 Ok, that's all you get! Enjoy! Advisory: This... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Pope, Tristan, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment
“6 Days” is a new piece stemming from a collaboration of master machinima maker Joshua Diltz and artist-provocateur Joseph DeLappe, two people whose work I have long admired. Here is the introduction provided by Joshua: “’6 Days’ is an experimental documentary that examines the consequences of a military conflict that rages over a period of six consecutive days in a virtual game world. Through the lens of both a static and a roaming ground camera, the movie captures both visceral... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Sleeping Dogs Productions, Diltz, J. Joshua, Call of Duty 4, Infinity Ward, Activision: DeLappe,...
"Here is my interpretation of the model changes done by Snoman. You saw all of these at his movie, Wandering Dreamscape. As an interesting looking side effect, the "Eastern Lordaeron" model change affected the undead starting areas as well. Snoman did not show that in his movie so click that play button to see it. Olibith is once again making a short guest appearance. And yes, this movie is just wandering around plus zoom-ins and zoom-outs. If that is not your thing, do not even... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Baron Soosdon, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Model Viewer, Map Viewer, Snoman,...
The first in Tom Jantol's Cirque du Machinima series. -- HEL Animated circus act about love stronger then time. "Here is the first of my Machinima circus movies. I'm planing to make one each month. Every movie will be one short circus act based on simple premise: everything is possible in circus, specially in animated one. So, along with humanoid characters, in Cirque du Machinima performers will be toys, all kind of strange mechanism, sculptures, bicycles, cars, trees, everyday stuff. In... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Jantol, Tom, Motionbuilder, Autodesk
We all know about the lumps of coal for naughty little boys and girls, but what does Santa do about the naughty grownups? Follow the antics of Santa Claus as he makes his lesser known rounds on the day before the night before Christmas. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Rockstar Games, Fling Films, Fox, Frank L.
A music video of Jay Chou's "In the Name of the Father" created in The Movies PC game favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: The Movies, Lionhead Entertainment, Leong, Anthony, Chou, Jay, music video, rap, Taiwan, mandarin,...
BloodSpell is the unique animated "punk fantasy" feature film by Machinima pioneers Strange Company, made available in its entirety for viewing online under Creative Commons. In the world of BloodSpell, some people are infected with magic in their blood. When that blood is spilled, the magic is released, to harm or heal. When Jered, a young monk trained to hunt the Blooded, realises he has magic in his own blood, he must flee into the slums and magical hideouts of the Blooded, pursued... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Strange Company, Hancock, Hugh, Bloodspell, Punk, Fantasy, Neverwinter Nights, Bioware
This short spot was created to spread the word about the "Play - Machinima - Law" conference held at the Stanford Law School, 24-25 April 2009. DATE: April 24-25, 2009 LOCATION: Stanford Law School Machinima. ...It has been hailed as the art form of the 21st century. ...It is redefining music videos. ...And reinventing the videogame. ...It might be the future of cinema. But there's a catch: if you make machinima, you might be breaking the law. Or are you? Find out at Stanford... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sleeping Dogs Productions, Diltz, Play Machinima Law, J. Joshua, World of Warcraft, Blizzard...
"Official Finalist of Blizzcon 2008 Machinima Festival. From Award the award winning creators of the "Rise of the Living Dead" series and "The Island". War looms on the horizon... As the Arch Druid wages a violent battle for land and wealth, his wife, High Priestess Elunari, must turn her back on her own people in a desperate attempt to shift the tide of war and save Azeroth from certain destruction. Deep in the shadowy depths of a secret Night Elf prison is a rival,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Sleeping Dogs Productions, Diltz, J. Joshua, World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzcon
Feisar (Brian Berndt) is a member of the Georgia Tech Machinima Group directed by Michael Nitsche . Set in part to ISAN's "My Last Journey (Weather Balloon)," this movie adopts familiar locations from Valve's Half-Life 2 and Source maps, as well as Garry's Mod, to revisit the common machinima theme of the loss of loved ones in combat. The choice of music, selective use of visual and sound effects, and decision not to use spoken dialogue serve to emphasize the possibility provided by... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Feisar, Half-Life 2, Valve Software, Berndt, Brian, Half-Life 2: Garry's Mod
A veteran soldier deserts his post, as another tries to find him. "Deserter" was written and directed by Nicholas Werner, a Stanford student in film & media studies. He is also part of the How They Got Game group at the Stanford Humanities Laboratory. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Halo 3, Bungie Software, Werner, Nicholas, Military
This music video from Baron Soosdon shows off his pioneering use of MMO-based video capture and editing, model and map exports, animation editing, an agile team of collaborators, and the use of multiple game platforms. Note the subtle tribute to Riot Films' "Edge of Remorse," an example of the emergence of a new palette of video production, as well as references, in recent WoW machinima. -- HEL "Welcome to my fifth music video! This time L70ETC has a guest singer - a blood elf... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Baron Soosdon, Blizzard Entertainment, World of Warcraft, Unreal Tournament 2004, Half-Life 2,...
"Look Over Here" is a charming and playful movie with an imaginative treatment suited to the visual style of Everquest 2. It is an adaptation of the song, "Dui Mian De Nu Hai Kan Guo Lai" by Ah Niu ("Cow"), translated by the filmmaker, Peter Tan. "This is my 2nd attempt at making a Machinima film. This video is a funny look at how a lonely man tries to attract girls in the MMORPG Everquest 2." - Peter Tan favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Tan, Peter, Everquest 2, Sony Online Entertainment
This machinima film introduces the players that perform in Red vs. Blue: The Blood Gulch Chronicles. This piece of machinima is made entirely in Bungie's smash Xbox game Halo. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Rooster Teeth Productions: Red vs. Blue series: Episode 00 - Introduction, Halo, Bungie Software
Video game critics use the same arguments against gaming as they did for movies, music, television, comics, books... A machinima film in defense of video games. Created using TVML Mini (NHK). Music by Lackluster. Video: 720x576@25 Xvid Audio: 128kps MP3 favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Nguyen, Thuyen, TV Program Making Language, NHK (Japanese Broadcasting Corporation), Critics
Part 1 of the Dracula machinima series from CandlelightStories.com. Parts 2 and 3 are available on the Archive. They are 'Dracula's Message,' and 'Dracula's Prisoner.' Bram Stoker wrote this fascinating gothic horror story. Some think it's a missing chapter from the novel, 'Dracula.' Others suspect Stoker wrote it several years before the novel. Whichever is true, the story stands on its own as a supreme example of its genre. We've made our first machinima animation to tell the tale. For this... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: horror, Candlelight Stories, The Movies, Lionhead Studios, Cima, Alessandro, Stoker, Bram, Dracula,...